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Bloomberg
Mar 6, 2014 12:00pm EST
. harbaughisco jim sinking a half-court shot. he was giving a pep talk to the university of kansas jayhawks. their game. won that is the exact outfit harbaugh always wears on the sidelines. khaki, black shirt. that's a swish. who says you cannot change and 88 euro tradition? not the college board. they have announced an overhaul for the sats. here are some of the changes -- optional.is vocabulary will focus on words commonly used in college. no more penalties for guessing on multiple joints. the goal is to pry open the doors of college education. ofspoke with the president advantage testing on "surveillance." >> the changes have moved in the direction of greater rigor. have is evidence based critical reading and writing. that is new, a used to be that the essay required on the test was one where you could essentially make up facts. that is a good move. a little bit deeper into the material. >> i am loving this. gripe is that standardized tests feed coaching and tutoring that your company provides. and gives an advantage to wealthier kids. long-term, rigorous preparation is something we shou
Bloomberg
Feb 27, 2014 2:00pm EST
record close. fed chairman jim mcgovern takes the stand. -- janet yellen takes the stand. welcome, everyone. " there. still putting the jacket on. never far away. what a great day. in another record. not huge gains but interestingly
Bloomberg
Mar 1, 2014 9:00am EST
liberal in the family. his brother jim teaches civil rights courses at stanford and founded common sense media, a nonprofit organization. the brothers have been compared to another set of closely minded -- politically minded siblings, the koch brothers, but they have spent hundreds of millions backing tea party candidates and conservative causes. >> i don't actually know about them. i don't actually know them. i think there definitely has to be differences in the sense that those guys are doing something consistent with their self interest, and you know -- >> when you say self interest, what do you mean? >> they basically are pushing stuff that is very good for private enterprise, specifically oil refinery. he have very specifically, very aggressively, and sometimes very intelligently. i see that as we are on very different trajectory in terms of how we think about it, who we think we are representing, and what we are trying to accomplish. >> but he does have an agenda that leans to the left. he spoke at the democratic convention of 2012. >> big things are happening. thanks to president
Bloomberg
Mar 5, 2014 3:00pm EST
more street smart after the break. ♪ >> and that is why i don't like jim's. >> we are not a gym. we are planning fitness. >> it makes fun of those who ruin the gymnasium experience. memberships can cost as little as $10 a month. the club is trying to create a judgment free zone and long alarms that go off if a member demonstrate poor etiquette. -- it even offers free pizza and bagels once a month. they have hit the 5 million member mark. it is paying off. joining me now is the ceo and cofounder, chris rundell. talk to us about the ad campaign. it has gotten you a lot of attention. i assume it's a big driver between the growth that you've seen. -- behind the growth that you've experienced. >> someone who is intimidated that normally would not go, you are making it a lighthearted atmosphere. >> wasn't in the nation a problem in the past? > previously, i would have thought of planet fitness like a goldstein jim. -- a goal gym. 85% of the population does not belong to a health club. >> does not belong deco >> yes to my so if you the rest of the industry is fighting over the 15%. we are
Bloomberg
Mar 2, 2014 9:00am EST
is not the only outspoken liberal in the steyer family, his brother jim teaches civil rights courses at stanford and found that commonsense media, a nonprofit organization, the steyer brothers have been compared to another set of siblings, the koch brothers but they've spent millions backing tee party candidates and -- tea party candidates and conservative products. >> i don't know the koch brothers. >> i didn't think you would. >> i definitely think there has to be differences in the sense that those guys are doing something that is consistent with their self-interests. and -- >> when you say "self-interests" what do you mean? >> they're basically pushing stuff very good for private enterprise and specifically oil refiners. very consistently, very aggressively, and sometimes very intelligently. i see that as we're on very different trajectory in terms of how we think about it, who we think we're representing and what we're trying to accomplish. >> the steyers have an agenda, one that leans to the left. he spoke at the democratic convention if 2012. >> big things are happening thanks
Bloomberg
Mar 6, 2014 5:00pm EST
. mila kunis is now a celebrity endorser of jim beam. we will see how that works. but frank sinatra, we are looking at an iconic american symbol, and jack daniels is very similar to that. diven fit in your roadside bar and at a fancy wedding. >> they have done studies about how franken entre resonates with younger men. sinatra resonates with younger men. >> maybe he is still the chairman of the board. room soes the flatiron special? >> i've never been to the flatiron room, so i don't know what i could tell you. >> can you tell me that you met your husband at the flatiron room? >> the flatiron lounge. .> lounge, i beg your pardon close enough for government work. with was an amazing place amazing cocktails. the we have a whiskey collection that includes whiskeys from around the world. >> what is your favorite? >> whiskey is an occasion. that would be a whole other conversation, how about that? green is with the flatiron room. and emma rosenblum is with bloomberg businessweek. ♪ .. .. ♪ ♪ live from pier three in san francisco, welcome to "bloomberg west" where we cover innovatio
Bloomberg
Feb 27, 2014 10:00am EST
at the forward guidance? we have at other fed officials on these programs, jim was with us not long ago, and talk about quality of guidance. what does that mean, can you give us some kind of idea? that is what i want to find out because it will set the tone for how people trade. >> last month, given the quality of unemployment, this is qualitative. we are backtracking echoplex they got to the top faster than expected because of a lot of reasons, potential rates -- this is not just one number, the broader labor market. what kinds of markets will they see with participation rates, part time in that sort of thing? >> that just leads to more work for you, michael. >> full employment for economic editors. >> i would like to bring in my guest host for the hour, peter you --dean of the him i mio school of business. it is a great day to have you here during janet yellen's testimony. what are you hoping to hear today. your students who are new to the business and economics, they are listening. what do you take away from here cap go >> the first thing, labor markets. the economy added 254,000
Bloomberg
Mar 6, 2014 6:00am EST
in the u.s., we are going to have fun. that is a jim harbaugh, san francisco 49ers football coach, training the half court shot with ease. pep talkpre-game to the kansas jayhawks basketball team. they trounced texas tech in the game. that is the exact outfit he wears --look at him. >> does he sleep in that outfit? >> he got it at walmart. it is part of the pregame tradition. >> an athlete is an aptly. that is awesome. >> we did khaki pants. i do not like that. a lot going on, let's get the single best chart. >> slow recovery from the financial crisis. one big one is the rise of income inequality. this is a chart from the chief economist at columbia management. the u.s. starting to rise in the 1980's as a percentage of national income. they grow four percent annually from 1960 to 1980. that was 20% of national income. you can start to see it take off in the last couple of years after 1980. by 2012, it's got to 35%. thet of people say that economy cannot gain traction because the upper five percent -- the upper one percent are doing so well. do you believe in trickle-down economics?
Bloomberg
Feb 28, 2014 11:00pm EST
. tolls are treated on the fly. they're always thinking of way they have to jim of new things. this generally works within a film's budget. here are some of the back story. if you solve the "transformers, dark of the moon" you might recall a sea of exploding cars. this is not cgi. you have real cars and there. even school buses. the device that makes it happen is a pneumatic car flipper. john fraser helped dream it up when he was shooting armageddon. >> this is michael bay's favorite toy. >> a car is placed on top of the car flipper. it looks like a floor jack it is loaded with high-pressure nitrogen that pushes it into a piston which throws the car sparse 25 feet. >> you want to get the air and asked fast and as much as you can. that is what makes it work. 3, 2, 1. that's how you flip a car. >> before car flippers, the choice was mechanics. now they have a couple hundred bucks a day. >> this is the most economical way to flip a static car. this is going to cost you 2500 bucks. if you times that by 25 or 30 cars, it is expensive. >> if you really want to get fancy -- >> we will get
Bloomberg
Feb 26, 2014 8:00am EST
the world bank president jim kim contravening -- all contributing to answer that question. with this is the lincoln editor -- >> you left off that you are one of those people -- >> and several members of our newsroom road to the best advice. but let's not talk about me. let's talk about other people first. what were some of the highlights? >> if you look overall, the incredible advice given to people at times when they were really down or really questioning their own futures. one of my favorite is the founder of angie's list. 22 years old, graduated from college, doesn't know what to do. an entrepreneur said "start a company with me in columbus." she has a job at a consultancy firm and she's hemming and hawing and she talks to her grandfather and he says to her, "what is the difference between being 22 and looking for a job and a year from now being 23 and looking for a job? take the risk." she took the wrist and went to angie's list -- >> that is a great question. >> on the other end of the spectrum, the chairman of yahoo!, 68 years old talking about engaging a second act. he discus
Bloomberg
Mar 3, 2014 10:00am EST
straight into derivatives with the options insight. jim stuber joins me in studio for his insight into the options world. the options market in the red after tensions rise between the ukraine and russia. how are you seeing this layout? >> this is on the other side of escalation. we did not see significant hedging activity. the real action happening in etfs like rfx. the largest trade is an opening seller of 21 strike put. they are expressing the view that there is limited downside. they will get long in the stock about 10% lower. they are pocketing $2 million in premium to express that view. we are estimating that seeing that similar in the options market. not going to escalate significantly. >> we did see the biggest selloff in five years and russian equities today. >> that is where the options market is now. whether it is complacency or not, we will see. we will look at six options as well. the most actively traded blind is in march 16 strike calls and the closing seller. you do not see significant long. they are taking advantage of a lift in volatility to look profits rather th
Bloomberg
Feb 27, 2014 3:00pm EST
>> i am trish regan, everyone. stocks rising. the s&p about the record close. fed chairman jim mcgovern takes the stand. -- janet yellen takes the stand. welcome, everyone. " there. still putting the jacket on. never far away. what a great day. in another record. not huge gains but interestingly we go to an all-time high. we are pretty much going to be able to do that. 1851. >> traders have been having trouble with the market because it gets almost there and turning back and retrieving. so it has been difficult. >> i wore green up for a reason today. i knew i would need it. heading to olivia sterns. >> the king of green, shares of , shares up almost 20%. -- speaking of green, j.c. penney shares are up. they think sales will increase in margins will expand. also watching ebay, a story you know well. carl icahn and ebay stepping up the attacks on one another. carl icahn has written his third letter in four days, accusing ebay of having conflicts of interest among the board erectors. back.s firing their ceo says carl icahn is well entertaining and false and dead wrong. also watchi
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